Enrollment Comparison Chart

The below chart compares the student population between College of DuPage and similar colleges.

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 9,502 male and 11,347 female students attending COD. The male-to-female student ratio is 0.84 to 1 and the ratio is than national average (the national average is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status at COD.
Population by Gender/Attending Status at COD

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 9,580 White students (45.95%) and 5,640 Hispanic students (27.05%) at College of DuPage(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at College of DuPage.
Population by Race/Ethnicity at College of DuPage
American Indian or Alaska Native462521
Black or African American1,587686901
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
Two or More Races556259297
Race/Ethnicity Unknown841404437
Total 20,8499,50211,347

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 14,587 students whose age under twenty five and 4,103 students whose age is over thirty years old at College of DuPage.
Especially, 2,447 students are younger than eighteen and 190 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at College of DuPage.
Population by Student Age at College of DuPage
Total20,849 9,50211,347
Under 182,447 1,1611,286
18-195,602 2,8482,754
20-213,868 1,9771,891
22-242,670 1,2861,384
25-292,159 9101,249
30-341,204 430774
35-39831 272559
40-491,122 321801
50-64756 221535
65 and over190 76114
Total 20,849 9,50211,347

Online Student Population

At College of DuPage, 13,379 students (64.17% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 7,765 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 7,551 students live in Illinois where College of DuPage is located in and 111 students have enrolled from other states.
Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes7,765
Enrolled Some in Online Classes5,614
Not Enrolled in Online Classes7,470
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)7,765
Illinois Residents7,551
Other State in U.S.111
Outside of U.S.102